Practice on plywood.

So maybe it's a good thing that the theme for the upcoming show at Prolifik is, tan-ta-da-daaa: "Roses and Revolvers". I haven't had the most "convivial" time with painting roses or any type of plant for that matter. Time to brush up on my plant-rendering-painting skills..sounds like a super-power of some sort..haha. And maybe guns...sorry, revolvers (sounds more sociably acceptable) are okay too, besides, I could use a revolver right now to shoot my canvas. Anyways, usually the things that I struggle with are the things that turn out better than I expected. Take for instance my ti-leaf painting, part of a landscape study, that I absolutely abhorred! I painted that sucker over and over, changing the entire layout, changing leaves, colors, you name it, and then at the end I received positive feedback at my critique, and Aunty Pennie liked it too. Good thing I didn't stab it to pieces with my palette knife..hehe (sorry for the unsettling remark). However, I still don't like that painting so it's under my bed..hehe.


So, last night and today I've been attempting to paint roses. Let me tell you, a lot of petals can be overwhelming for me, I get easily distracted. I had the computer on listening to music, I had the stove on cooking curry, I had the oven on baking a cake (I'm not joking), I was drawing, looking through my art supplies, and trying to concentrate on painting one stubborn rose! Geez Louise!

1 comments :

  1. prolifik ones15 July, 2008

    Awesome!! the rose looks super cool! i like the colors.. thank you so much for being a part of the event!!
    prolifik familia

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